The Yiddish Book Center's

Wexler Oral History Project

A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.

Leonard Nimoy's Oral History

Leonard Nimoy - Jewish actor most well-known for his role as Spock on the Star Trek science fiction series - was interviewed by Christa Whitney in Los Angeles, California on October 15, 2013. Parts of this interview are in Yiddish, subtitled in English.

This interview was conducted in English and Yiddish.

Leonard Nimoy was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1931. Leonard died in 2015.

Video highlights from this oral history